Peter Pan Reading Pillow
Updated: Apr 14, 2020
The new Peter Pan fabric is perfect for creating a cosy cushion! With useful pockets for their favourite book, this reading pillow is a great addition to any child's bedroom.
You Will Need:
2 Metre Peter Pan Cotton
1 Bright Yellow Fat Quarter
1 Bright Blue Fat Quarter
50cm x 50cm Cushion Insert
Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat and Pattern Master
Use a 1cm Seam Allowance throughout.
How to Make:
Begin by pre-washing and ironing your fabrics. Using a pattern master or ruler, cutting mat and rotary cutter, cut the following from your fabric:
1 x 51cm x 51cm square from the Peter Pan fabric
1 x 51cm x 35cm piece from the Peter Pan fabric
1 x 51cm x 25cm piece from the Peter Pan fabric
1 x 51cm x 26cm piece from the Peter Pan fabric
1 x 51cm x 32cm piece from the bright blue fabric
2 x 51cm x 6cm pieces from the bright yellow fabric
Pin one of the yellow pieces to the top of the blue piece, stitch and press.
Press down 1cm and fold over the top. Press again and top stitch 1.5cm from the edge.
Repeat for the xxcm x xxcm peter pan piece.
Line up and pin the two pieces with the yellow trim to the front 51cm x 51cm front piece. Stay stitch these in place.
Right sides together, pin the two Peter Pan back pieces to the front piece and stitch using a 1cm seam allowance.
Finally insert the cushion.
Your reading book cushion is now complete!
Tutorial by Katherine Smith for the Craft Cotton Co 2018
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